Opinion


The Emergency entrance of Windsor Regional Hospital's Metropolitan Campus is seen in this file photo on 29 September 2016. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Compassion Is Not Our Passion

On May 17, I had the pleasure of having to enter Windsor Regional Hospital’s Met Campus for an urologist appointment. I had only been waiting…


The main entrance to the WFCU Center is seen in this file photo from 2 December 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Observations Over The Weekend

No sooner had The Square wondered out loud what had happened to the promised bulky pick-up service, the city rush into getting it started. Windsor…


Solar panels are seen in this file photo on 17 February 2012.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Carbon Tax Anything But Revenue Neutral

By Aaron Wudrick and Paige MacPherson Did you really believe them when they said it would be revenue neutral? Last week, the Trudeau government announced…


The temporary FINA pool at the WFCU Arena is seen in this file photo from 2 December 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

FINA Impact Expected Soon

Windsor’s mayor, Drew Dilkens, is expected to shortly release the results of an economic impact study to decide the value of, what a swimming reporter…


Sunday-Comments

Can You Hear Me Now?

The world today is careless and messy. Lies overrule truths. Crime runs rampant and rudeness is the new norm. Folks are beyond angry; they’re downright…


Windsor City Hall is seen in a file photo from 19 October 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Let Them Eat Cake

Some people, and they know who they are, are not ready to accept the inevitable march to a despotic city government. While these resisters are…


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Is $26 Enough?

Shortly, the Fair Hydro Act will dictate a 17% reduction in hydro rates and supposedly save taxpayers $26 a month, as estimated by the Ontario…



A Spadina Avenue streetcar is seen in Toronto on 20 December 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Rapid Transit Doable In Windsor

On May 12, the streetcars in Detroit started rolling down Woodward Avenue. It is a remarkable accomplishment which reports say has created $7 billion in…